Herman Echevarria is an American-Cuban businessman and was dubbed as a made-in-Miami success story. He is also known as the second husband of the reality television star, Alexia Echevarria, known for her appearance of the “Real Housewives of Miami.”
The well-known entrepreneur was married to Alexia for more than 10 years. He passed away in 2016, due to a heart attack in a Miami Hotel room. Herman and Alexia separated in 2015 after 15 years of marriage but were still married when he died.
Herman Echevarria's Net Worth
In 2016, Herman Echevarria’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million. His career as a businessman is his main source of income. Simply put, he died wealthy and prominent in the business world.
His wealth also increased for being a politician. Mr. Echevarria was also the former Hialeah City Council President and chairman of Commerce and Industries.
Herman Echevarria's Early Life
Herman Echevarria is 66 years old now, if only he’s still alive. He was born on May 12, 1955. Herman was born in Camaguey, Cuba and was raised by her parents.
In 1966, at age 11, Echevarria, his father Aureliano and mother Esther, along with a younger brother and sister, fled the island on a 21-foot boat. The family settled in Hialeah and his father built Climate Aluminum Products.
Later on, Herman dropped out in Hialeah Senior High School in his junior year to work with his father. He joined the city’s chamber of commerce, and later on become its president and chairman.
Echevarria has been married twice. He has two sons with his first wife, Herman Echevarria Jr. and Nelson Ecehvarria. Herman’s second wife is Alexia Echevarria. He had two stepchildren from his second marriage, Peter Rosello and Frankie Rosello.
Herman Echevarria's Education
Herman Echevarria hasn’t disclosed yet about his complete educational background. In other words, there are no records about his education.
However, it was known that he dropped out in Hialeah Senior High School in his junior year to work with his dad. His father built Climate Aluminum Products business then. Simply put, he had a solid background in business since he was younger.
Herman Echevarria's Wife, Family Life, and Dating History
Herman Echevarria was married to Alexia Echevarria, one the cast members of the Real Housewives franchise. They met at South Beach’s Macarena. After three years, they got married in the Dominican Republic in 2004.
Herman and Alexia lived in Normandy Isle in a home decorated with Cuban art by masters such as Mario Carreño and Wifredo Lam. They separated in 2015.
In February, Alexia Echevarria mentioned in an interview that she wished her ex-husband came out when they were married. In an earlier separate interview, she clarified that her ex-husband was bisexual.
The famous star of the “Real Housewives of Miami” stated that “I would have loved for him to have come out and had this conversation because I would have supported him and helped him.” She mentioned this in an interview with S’More Date. She added, “And hooked him up with all my cute gay friends!”
Besides, the TV star revealed that she asked him about his sexuality during their marriage because she had her doubts about whether he was straight. She stated that “I actually confronted him because I did have a suspicion and he lied to me and said, “No, if I wanted that, I could have done that, but I never wanted that. I’m happy with you, I’m happy with my marriage.”
Herman Echevarria's Career
Herman Echevarria is a successful businessman. He was the owner of Venue Magazine. The publication is known not only for being the cutting edge of fashion, but also for recognizing new talent for modeling and acting in the Latin community.
The Cuban-born multimillionaire was also the former Hialeah City Council President and chairman of the Hialeah Chamber of Commerce and Industries.
In addition, Mr. Echevarria was also the chairman and CEO of BVK/Meka, a full-service international marketing and communications firm based in Miami and Milwaukee. He has also taken over in 2002 as the chairman of the Miami-Dade 2000 Marketing Initiative.
Basically, the Miami-Dade 2000 Marketing Initiative was launched by the Beacon Council that promotes Miami-Dade County as a premier business destination by means of proactive and targeted marketing campaigns. In addition, he has been responsible in raising more than $3 million for those campaigns from the public and private sectors.
In 2011, Herman’s wife Alexia participated on the Bravo series of the Real Housewives of Miami. He often appeared on the show.
Echevarria was found dead at the Kimpton EPIC Hotel in Miami on September 26, 2016. His death was ruled as dying of natural causes.
Herman Echevarria's Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)
|Eye Color||Not identified|
Facts About Herman Echevarria
|Estimate Net Worth||$30 million|
|Birthday||May 12, 1955|